NOKIA X customers to enjoy new software features

Microsoft devices has announced that customers using the Nokia X family of affordable smartphones would soon enjoy brand new features of the Nokia X with the introduction of new software.

A statement issued by Fred Oriunuebho, Communications Manager, West and Central Africa, and copied to the Ghana News Agency said on Friday.

The statement quoted Oriunuebho as saying: “the new software helps consumers to see which apps are running by using the new App Switcher feature – much like what is included with the new Nokia X2.

“You get to the app switcher by swiping down from the top of the screen and tapping the app switcher icon.

“Select the app you want to switch to, or tap the X icon to close an app”.

He said the improved Nokia Store makes it easier to search, find and download games or apps onto your Nokia X, adding that Nokia Store also integrates other third-party app stores, meaning all of your app exploring can be done under one roof, making for a consistent experience.

Mr Oriunuebho noted that other improvements in the Store include a new Home screen Spotlight widget for app discovery and one-click downloads for faster access to apps.

He said consumers using the Nokia X family of smartphone will receive a push notification that will be sent when the update is ready and waiting for download. Alternatively, you can manually check by navigating to settings.

Mr Oriunuebho said “starting from today, the new software will arrive at your Nokia X, Nokia X+ and Nokia XL as an over-the-air update.

The Nokia X, X+ and XL will be boosted with improved features such as the new App Switcher, which makes it easier to jump between using different apps, Outlook and OneNote come preinstalled, giving faster access touse and access multiple Outlook accounts.

With OneNote Mobile, Consumers will have instant access to their Microsoft OneNote 2010 notebooks stored on your OneDrive account; you can also create jottings right from your Nokia X and sync up to 500 of your notes. GNA

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